NIALL Mackenzie’s son Taylor will make his World Championship debut as a wildcard rider at this weekend's British GP.Niall Mackenzie's contribution to British motorcycling is undoubted. Fourteen seasons in the World Championship with a best finish
BEACHY HEAD, the spot made famous by people who aren't all together too impressed by life, was the location for a recent road test by TWO magazine. So in between photo shoots, Road Test Editor, Niall Mackenzie, took time out to play on the new
's going to come back in line. In comparison, the Ducati I rode in my final season didn't feel so user-friendly.Continue Niall Mackenzie's final race
Kodak Instamatic. Still, Randy was - and still is - a laugh to be around, as well as being recognised as one of the best riders not to win the 500cc world title.Let's start off with this one. Why did you nickname me Spuds Mackenzie?Ha! Budweiser ran
The first time I met Kevin Schwantz was at Misano in 1986. He was already on his way to becoming a superstar, with some amazing performances in the AMA series as well as showing us what he could do at the Transatlantic Match races that same year on the GSX-R750.He was lanky, he w...
Bless...and he's got hairDON'T KNOW ABOUT you but I find many of my friends and colleagues in the motorcycle world tend to have a favourite manufacturer and stay faithful to them throughout their bike buying life. This probably happens for one of three reasons. It was the very fi...
county.So what's your point Mackenzie, I hear you say? Well there isn't one really, except many of us, myself included, have been under the illusion engine and chassis performance have taken amazing leaps forward over the last 15 years, when you could
Niall always went to bed early on a launchMY FIRST NEW bike launch experience took place in the winter of 1997, while I was still riding for Yamaha in BSB. The model to be unveiled at the Cartagena circuit was the ground-breaking original R1, so I met up with the posse of British...
I wonder if any of you have experienced a strange phenomenon that seems to be sweeping the country? I had actually heard of this via the ramblings of the fascinating Mr.Clarkson (unlike a lot of bikers I don’t mind the chap as anyone who punches Piers Morgan gets my vote).I was r...
When I came back to the British Superbike paddock in the nineties, fellow Scot and TT legend Jim Moodie was the main man in both the Supersport 400 and 600 classes. He ran at the front week in week out putting much of this success down to his Avon tyres. Since then Avon's involve...
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